The former priests were many in number, because they were prevented by death from continuing in office, but he [Jesus] holds his priesthood permanently, because he continues forever. – Hebrews 7:23-24 There is a depth to these verses that is often missed. The basic truth is clear, in the Old Testament, though there was only […]
As a Christian are you bored? There should be some things that bore you, but are you bored by the right things?
It was just reported that Michael Jackson has died after going into cardiac arrest. During this time our hearts, as Christians, go out to the family and his children. To reflect on such an event as a believer is sobering to say the least. To reflect on the death of anyone would do the same, […]
From Calvin’s Institutes… “Whatever be the kind of tribulation with which we are afflicted, we should always consider the end of it to be, that we may be trained to despise the present, and thereby stimulated to aspire to the future life. For since God well knows how strongly we are inclined by nature to […]
This is a brief video about the life of William Carey and what he accomplished. For more information I recommend this free mp3 lecture given By Timothy George of Beeson Seminary.
“There brake He the arrows of the bow, the shield, and the sword, and the battle.” –Psalm 76:3 Our Redeemer’s glorious cry of “It is finished,” was the death-knell of all the adversaries of His people, the breaking of “the bow and the battle.” Behold the hero of Golgotha using His cross as an anvil, […]
What was God’s purpose in adding frustration to our labors after the fall?
It is that time again. Thanksgiving has past, and many have already frantically begun to prepare for Christmas. The sales are on, the shoppers are swarming, and the decorations are going up. The preparation has begun, but none of it can compare to the preparation that took place for that first Christmas. In order to […]
What picture is painted by Jesus healing the woman with and issue of blood?
Our Lord had no need to undertake the bearing of the cross except to attest and prove his obedience to the Father. But as for us, there are many reasons why we must pass our lives under a continual cross… We readily esteem our virtue above its due measure. And we do not doubt, whatever […]